The Decision Making & Prioritization InBasket simulates the issues that face a busy principal each day.
A key characteristic of an effective leader is his or her ability to prioritize a myriad of tasks and make appropriate decisions in response to them. The purpose of this assessment is to gauge your ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities and to make effective decisions.
This assessment has 4 components, all of which are scenario based. Each component has a different format, each provides specific directions, and each is self-contained with regard to information and details for completion.
This section contains a series of real-life scenarios in which you will choose a single response from multiple choices.
Prioritizing Community Issues:
This section contains real-life scenarios in which you will choose a series of appropriate responses from a list of options, based on how you would prioritize your actions in each scenario.
This section contains a scenario to which you must provide a formal written response. Your response should be well written, articulate, accurate, and appropriately structured.
These scenarios will appear throughout the assessment while you are responding to components 1-3. Their purpose is to simulate the unplanned events that occur in every school leader’s day.
Headphones are required to complete this assessment, as there are audio and video components contained within it.